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It’s date time…as in, circle it, add it to your phone, whatever it takes to remember to plan your warm weather visit to BruceGreySimcoe!  Spring festivals, Canada Day celebrations, music festivals, live theatre, farmers’ markets, family activities and entertainment, community suppers, food and beverage festivals and more.   There’s summer fun for all ages!  Only a short drive away from most urban centres in Ontario, it’s well worth the drive for a day trip or couple of nights’ stay

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Sunday, 9/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Main Street Market Entertainment

Check out the Main Street Market in Beach Area 1 for excellant entertainment from June 29th to September 2nd. Live bands scheduled every Friday and...
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Sunday, 10/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Streets Alive!

Orillia’s very own living art program, Streets Alive!, kicks off for another great season of dazzling art pieces. This year’s theme is...
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Monday, 8/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

Parks Canada Fathom Five Interpretation Program

The Fathom Five, Canada’s first National Marine Park consists of 20 islands to the north and east of the Bruce Peninsula, 130 square kilometres of...
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Tuesday, 8/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Jazz & More in the Park

Jazz up your nights with smooth and cool jazz bands in the Rotary Band shell behind the RecPlex, or the Oakview Woods Gazebo beside the RecPlex...
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Wednesday, 8/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cultural & Traditional Interpretations with Wikwemikong Tourism

The Chi-Cheemaun has partnered with Wikwemikong Tourism in offering ferry passengers Cultural & Traditional interpretations free with ferry fares...
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Friday, 8/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

OK Friday Market

Ok Friday is a dynamic, community driven, art and farmer's market held seasonally at Burl's Creek Event Grounds. With a carefully restored...
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Friday, 7/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Fabulous Festival of Fringe Film

Live performaces, short films, art installations. "Serpent People" performance by Aanmitaagzi at Saugeen First Nation ("Best of Nuit...
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Sunday, 9/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Soul Stroll: A Mindful Meditation Walk

Join us on a peaceful experience of mindful discovery. Let your senses savour “the path less travelled” as we embark on a journey along the aptly...
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Tuesday, 7/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Learn to Fish at the Port of Orillia

Join us at the Port of Orillia on July 24th, 2018 for a FREE Learn to Fish program, hosted by the MNRF. The Learn to Fish program introduces...
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Tuesday, 9/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

The 4 Elements

Travel with us along the towering cliffs above Georgian Bay and its cobble shores exploring how the 4 elements have shaped the geological landscape...
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Wednesday, 8/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Brave the Caves

Deep Dark Discoveries - Another Biosphere exclusive! A guided discovery tour of Greig’s Caves, the spectacular “sea” caves that were the filming...
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Friday, 7/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Meaford Summer Concert Series Featuring "Chuck Jackson & The All Stars"

Meaford Summer Concert Series 2018 Chuck Jackson & The All Stars Featuring Chuck Jackson, Tyler Yarema, and some of Canada’s finest blues...
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Friday, 7/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Collingwood Elvis Festival

The Collingwood Elvis Festival is the largest recognized festival of its type in the world! It started in 1995 and continues to grow with each...
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Saturday, 7/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Open Barn & Country Market with the Alpacas

20 wonderful local handcraft and produce vendors selling their woodworking, jewelry, quilting, artwork, alpaca clothing, baking, fresh veggies...
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Saturday, 7/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Downtown Orillia's Summer Block Party

A downtown summer street festival like no other! Showcasing a fusion of art, fun interactive activities, music, food, kid zones, sizzling sales...
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Saturday, 7/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Collingwood Elvis Festival at Blue

All hail the King! In cooperation with the Collingwood Elvis Festival, the Village plays host to some of the hottest Elvis entertainment!*Photo...
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Sunday, 9/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Gun Point Lookout

You’ve done the Grotto, you’ve seen the Lion’s Head Lookout, now challenge yourself to this rugged Bruce Trail section through the Lion’s Head...
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Tuesday, 8/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Bike the Bruce

Join us for a curated ride across the entire peninsula. Go shore to shore under your own power, from Lion’s Head to the Huron coast, stopping at...
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Wednesday, 9/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Bushcraft on the Bruce

Venture deep into the heart of the 8000-acre Lindsay Tract Trail system, past wetlands, waterways, and through the Bruce Peninsula’s lush forests...
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Friday, 8/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

Meaford Summer Concert Series Featuring "Alison Young Band"

Meaford Summer Concert Series 2018 Alison Young Band Alison Young is a Toronto based saxophonist, vocalist and composer. She was chosen as one...
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Friday, 8/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Kempenfest

One of Ontario's largest outdoor arts and music festivals. 400+ exhibitors, 35+ Antique Dealers, Tim Hortons Family Centre, Midway, 12+ food...
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Saturday, 8/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Mosaic World Music

A weekend of music inspired by world cultures, featuring interactive drumming, hiking, scavenger hunts, groove dancing and free family activities!
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Saturday, 8/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

10th Annual Historic Saugeen Métis Rendezvous

Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Piché Wampum.  Join us for an afternoon of Métis fiddle music and dancing featuring award winning...
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Saturday, 8/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Wild Wonders at Blue

Edutainment with an animal flair! Free-flying birds of prey, indigenous animal and reptile shows, street performers, live music, a creepy crawly...
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Wednesday, 8/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Last Waltz Tribute Live at Blue Mountain

A special tribute to The Last Waltz. Some outstanding musicians coming together to celebrate one of the most iconic concerts of all time. Featuring...
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Saturday, 8/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

19th Annual Downtown Orillia Classic Car Show

A jaw-dropping collection of over 400 classic cars line the Downtown streets! Enjoy live entertainment, great dining, shopping and the largest car...
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Saturday, 8/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Village Vibe

Enjoy a compilation of Village favourites, from interactive children’s activities to the region’s best live music and a mountain of fun...
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Sunday, 8/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Gran Fondo Lake Huron

This exciting Gran Fondo cycling event will offer cyclists a variety of distances from the family friendly 30k to the challenge of the full 160 k...
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Friday, 8/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Meaford Summer Concert Series Featuring "Sean Cotton & The Muskoka Connection"

Meaford Summer Concert Series 2018 Sean Cotton & The Muskoka Connection After 20 years as an international touring and recording artist with...
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Saturday, 8/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Starry Night Art & Gallery Tour

Experience Downtown Orillia’s vibrant arts community and meet local artists in their studios and at host galleries, all under the starry sky!
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Saturday, 8/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Indigenous Life Festival

Commemorating Canada's sesquicentennial and the First Nations People whose land we share, we welcome you to a celebration of Indigenous culture...
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Friday, 9/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Inflate- A- Fest

Come experience and take part in the largest gathering of amusement inflatables for all ages to climb, bounce and play! Cash only ticketed event...
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Saturday, 9/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

Summer Sundown

Bid the season farewell as the hottest summer entertainment returns for encore performances and tons of live music! Also enjoy fireworks, street...
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Sunday, 9/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Memories of Summer

Please join the Town of Wasaga Beach in celebrating a wonderful summer season. Our annual Memories of Summer fireworks display will take place on...
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Wednesday, 10/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

Dinner & a Movie

Come out on Wednesday evenings in September and October from 6:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m at the RecPlex, 1724 Mosley Street. Visit the website below...
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Saturday, 9/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Canadas only Guitar Trail

A mountain of music will carry you along the one-of-a-kind Guitar Trail. Follow the acoustic vibe and discover dozens of artists throughout the...
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Saturday, 9/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Mudmoiselle - Beaver Valley

The 5K mud run! Get ready for a day of mud, sweat and cheers. The Mudmoiselle obstacle course is a 5K stretch of the muckiest, filthiest...
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Saturday, 9/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cars & Coffee

Cars & Coffee features a diverse group of vehicles that celebrate the spirit of the automotive enthusiast. Owners of collectible and exotic...
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Saturday, 9/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Stonebridge Wasaga Beach Blues

A two day outdoor Blues Festival featuring a live variety outstanding Blues artists, a vibrant vendors village, liquid lounge. This young festival...
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Sunday, 9/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Eco Home Tour

This exclusive one-time tour is a “doors open” event showcasing some of the central Peninsula’s unique and ecologically conscious buildings. This...
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Sunday, 9/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance

September 16, 2018, Cobble Beach Golf Links and Resort will again present to Canada a prestigious Concours d'Elegance, the international ...
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Friday, 9/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

CCI 160 Reunion

CCI 160 REUNION “HOOT HUB” –informal drop in at the Collingwood Legion Friday night beginning at 7pm Sept...
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Saturday, 9/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Creemore Oktoberfest

Hike up those lederhosen and roll out the barrel! Sample German-inspired food and drink and enjoy traditional live music and dancers, games, family...
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Sunday, 9/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

GTHS Walkathon

Bring your furry friends for the sixth annual walk-a-thon in support of the Georgian Triangle humane Society. Featuring a 3km route, demonstrations...
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Friday, 9/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Meaford Scarecrow Invasion and Family Festival - Scarecrows Go Western

The Meaford Scarecrow and Family Festival is saddling up for fun as Scarecrows Go Western. From mid-September to mid-October scarecrows will be...
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Friday, 9/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Wildly Deeply Well

Retreat meets Festival! A weekend of wellness workshops, experiences, and immersive activities that will awaken your spirit, nourish your body, and...
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Saturday, 9/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Brechin Scarecrow Festival

This free family event has something for everyone - vote for your favourite scarecrow, see clowns, a magician, a juggler, inflatables, kids games...
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Saturday, 9/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Creemore Festival of the Arts

The autumn arts weekend in Creemore is a community staple. This is the weekend we try to outdo the splendour of our natural surroundings with arts...
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Sunday, 9/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

CIBC Run for the Cure

Blue Mountain plays host to the scenic 5km family run at the base of the Niagara escarpment in support of Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Who...
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Saturday, 10/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Apple Harvest Festival

There’s no better way to enjoy Thanksgiving weekend and the fall colours than at Blue Mountain Village and Thornbury. Free family activities,...
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Thursday, 10/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

Orillia Jazz Festival

Now in its 27th year, the Orillia Jazz Festival occurs in various host locations in the downtown and all over Orillia! Come discover a new found...
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Saturday, 10/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Everest Challenge

Get ready to climb Everest, Blue Mountain style. The Everest Challenge is an exciting, new event in support of the Collingwood General & Marine...
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Saturday, 10/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Stout 'n Kraut Bavarian Street Festival

Bavarian Tented Street Festival with a live band, games, German food, best dressed contest. Licensed event proceeds towards community improvements
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Wednesday, 10/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Haunting

Come experience all things that go bump in the night in Downtown Orillia. Haunted tours begin at The Opera House & Orillia...
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Thursday, 10/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Grey-Bruce Celebrity Hockey Classic

The Celebrity Hockey Classic for Easter Seals is a series of hockey tournaments that offers sports enthusiasts the opportunity to compete in a...
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Saturday, 11/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Orillia Lightfoot Days

Lightfoot Days is a weekend filled with musician’s stories, songs and memorabilia in honour of Orillia native, Gordon Lightfoot. 
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Friday, 11/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Black Friday

Take advantage of outrageous specials throughout the Downtown!  Stores are open late but we won’t tell if you book the day off work to...
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Friday, 11/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Children's Candlelight Parade

Bring the Christmas spirit to life as we light up the downtown! Join the countdown to light the Opera House tree, enjoy free hot chocolate &...
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Saturday, 11/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Bright Lights Santa Claus Parade

Come out to watch the annual Bright Lights Santa Claus Parade from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. from Dunkerron Avenue, along Mosley Street, ending at the...
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Sunday, 11/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Funderland

Come out for inflatables, face painting, balloon creations, games and more family fun! For more information email  or call using the...
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Sunday, 11/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Santa Clause Parade

The largest Christmas parade north of Toronto! Help welcome Santa as over 100 floats and bands lead the way for him through Downtown Orillia. 
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Saturday, 12/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Horse & Wagon Rides

Hop aboard a free horse drawn wagon ride, explore the Downtown as you get into the Christmas spirit! 
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